Podium Data Receives 2016 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Award

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Podium Data Inc. has been named as a 2016 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Awards honoree. The award recognizes innovative big data initiatives that have delivered significant business value.

Podium was selected by the editors of Computerworld for its central role in delivering a production-ready, enterprise-grade data lake. The TD Bank Enterprise Data Provisioning Platform is helping the bank achieve its vision of next-generation agile banking by giving 80,000 business unit employees on-demand self-service access to data through a secure, enterprise-scale data marketplace.

“Big data has the potential to help organizations dramatically expand business users’ access to enterprise data and analytics to drive smarter, more agile business decision-making. But to realize this potential, big data needs to be implemented within a framework of enterprise-scale security, data governance and related capabilities,” said Paul Barth, CEO and co-founder of Podium Data. “We are delighted that our turnkey product allowed TD Bank to stand up its data lake in less than six months and to deliver a solution that meets the enterprise-grade requirement of a large bank while also providing immediate ROI for its business units.”

“We are pleased to announce the 2016 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Awards honorees,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “This year’s 20 winning organizations have used data analytics to achieve a wide spectrum of gains, from improving business profitability to uncovering trends in criminal activity and reducing energy use — even keeping trains running on schedule. We’re continually impressed with the new and inventive analytics projects at organizations big and small uncovered through our Data+ program. This year’s winning organizations are at the forefront of applying data analytics to deliver both business and societal benefits.”

The Data+ Editors’ Choice Awards honorees and their achievements are highlighted in a special September feature at Computerworld.com.

About Computerworld’s Data+ Editors’ Choice Awards
The Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Awards program was launched in 2013 by IDG’s Computerworld editorial team to recognize organizations that are mining big data to analyze and predict business trends and monetize this information. Organizations were asked to complete questionnaires detailing their big data projects, which were then reviewed by the Computerworld editorial team. From those questionnaires, honorees were selected for their ability to achieve business benefits through big data and demonstrate real-world results and best practices. View the 2016 winners on Computerworld.com.

About Podium Data Inc.
Podium Data is redefining enterprise data management with its practical, high-performance data lake management platform. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, Podium’s seasoned team of entrepreneurs has deep expertise in analytics, big data and enterprise data management. A growing number of Fortune 500 companies use Podium to accelerate delivery of data to business users through a variety of enterprise-scale data lakes, extraction/transformation and load migrations and analytics projects. More information is available at www.podiumdata.com and on Twitter at @PodiumData.


Bill Baker, Baker Communications Group, LLC 860-350-9100 podium@bakercg.com

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